Health
An injured Israeli soldier is evacuated by helicopter from near the Israeli border with Gaza Strip on July 21, following heavy fighting. Photo by Flash90.

Israeli device lowers blood pressure with music

American doctors say RESPeRATE will have a major impact on how high blood pressure is treated.We all know that music pleases and soothes us – but a revolutionary new Israeli device has demonstrated that musical tones hold the power to …

Less risk of heart attack for beer drinkers, Israeli study finds

Heart-healthy changes observed in the blood of the test participants following beer-drinking include decreased cholesterol levels, increased antioxidants and reduced levels of fibrinogen, a clot-producing protein. Raise a glass! Israeli researchers find moderate beer drinking reduces threat of heart attacksStudy …

Home fetal monitoring revolutionized by Israeli device

The CardGuard home fetal monitor will assist in easing the stress brought on by high-risk pregancies.Thanks to a new Israeli innovation, high-risk pregnant women can monitor the heartbeat and pulse of their fetus at home and can transmit the results …

Weizman scientists create human kidneys in mice

The findings of the study suggest that human or porcine fetal tissue might take on the shape and function of a healthy kidney if transplanted into humans as well. Israeli scientists have successfully grown miniature human kidneys in mice, in …

Discovery of Beduin gene may be key to anemia breakthrough

CDA-1 is characterized by a medium-to-high deficiency in red blood cell production. It is a rare disease found worldwide, but the largest vulnerable group is the Negev’s Beduin population.A team of Israeli scientists have discovered a gene responsible for the …